Michael Whelchel, C'89
Michael Whelchel, C’89, is cofounder and managing partner at the Watershed Capital Group, an investment bank advising companies and funds advancing the sustainable economy. In partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce, Watershed Capital Group recently led the first impact and sustainable private equity trade mission to Europe. Michael has eighteen years experience in financing, acquiring, selling, growing, and operating small and middle market companies. He holds Master of Business Administration and Master of Engineering Management degrees from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He majored in mathematics at Sewanee.